Trinidad and Tobago

Narine gets Government help

The Ministry of Sport & Youth Affairs has given $35,000 towards West Indies spinner, Sunil Narine's rehabilitation.

The money was handed over this afternoon.

At a presentation at the Minister's Abercromby office, Minister Darryl Smith said it was in the interest of the Government to see Narine back in international cricket.

Also at the presentation was Carl Crowe, Leicestershire CCC coach, who is assisting Narine in his rehabilitation.


Republic announces quarterly profits of $306.4 million

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (formerly Republic Bank Limited) has announced quarterly profits attributable to shareholders, of over $306 million, for the period ended December 31st, 2015.

The company made the announcement in a statement issued this afternoon:

T&T perceived as less corrupt on Transparency International's index

Trinidad and Tobago has been perceived as less corrupt in 2015, than it was in 2014 and 2013, according to Transparency International's Corruption Perception Report released today. 

The country has jumped 13 spots up the rankings, from position number 85 in 2014 to position number 72 in 2015.  

T&T was ranked 83 in 2013. 

The ranking is out of a total of 167 countries worldwide.